Archives: July 2012

  • Southwest Chapter Meeting July 21, 2012

    Change in speaker- Ron Giles had a schedule change and will no longer present this Sat. July 21, 2012. Shawn Dickerson with Evansville Department of Urban Forestry will speak on caring for trees in a drought. 9:30 am at Oaklyn Branch Library, Evansville, IN- Public welcome!

  • INPAWS Hike: Scenic Fall Creek Gorge

    When: Saturday, August 11, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. to noon – Eastern Daylight Time Where: Fall Creek Gorge (Potholes) Nature Preserve, Warren County, west-central Indiana Leader: Sally Weeks, dendrologist, Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, author of Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest Trail Conditions: Possibly slick when walking on…

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  • North Chapter Issues First Newsletter

    Recently, the North Chapter debuted our newsletter The Plant Press. The Plant Press was created and edited by North Chapter treasurer Scott Namestnik with hopes that it would inspire someone to volunteer for the position of Newsletter/Publicity chair. We are very proud of the work of everyone who contributed to the newsletter. You may read…

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  • DNR Relaunches Field Days

    This just in from Mike Homoya, our state botanist/plant ecologist: Back in the 1980s, Indiana DNR’s Division of Nature Preserves used to host a state natural areas conference each year, including speakers and field trips to natural areas—all during a one day time span. For a variety of reasons the Division was unable to continue…

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  • Tom Hohman to Speak on Gardening with Natives

    Tom Hohman, immediate past president of INPAWS, will speak on August 11 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. His aim: to teach us how—and why—to garden with plants native to our region. Tom will show slides and living examples of the varieties most popular in home gardens, and suggest substitutes for common landscaping plants that are…

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